Michael Eavis joins cream of Bristol’s creative events industry to discuss future of festivals sector

January 12, 2018
Michael Eavis joins cream of Bristol’s creative events industry to discuss future of festivals sector

Some of the leading lights in the Bristol region’s creative industry – including Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis – will gather next month to put the future shape of the festival and events sector under the spotlight. They will appear on a heavyweight panel at an event at Bath...

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Jobs saved at B2B marketing agency after managers buy it from administrators

January 12, 2018
Jobs saved at B2B marketing agency after managers buy it from administrators

A multi-award winning marketing agency with offices in Bristol and London has been bought out of administration by the existing management team, saving the jobs of all remaining staff. Rooster Punk, which was established in 2013 by serial entrepreneur and self-styled innovation junkie Paul Cash, was hit by a...

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Newspaper group chief to speak on importance of journalism ‘in a post-truth world’ at UWE lecture

January 11, 2018
Newspaper group chief to speak on importance of journalism ‘in a post-truth world’ at UWE lecture

The boss of the UK’s largest newspaper group will explain why he believes journalism matters now more than ever in a speech in Bristol next month. Simon Fox, chief executive of Trinity Mirror, will deliver his lecture, entitled ‘The importance of professional journalism in a post-truth world,’ as part...

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Surveyor promotions at the double for Lambert Smith Hampton’s Bristol office

January 11, 2018
Surveyor promotions at the double for Lambert Smith Hampton’s Bristol office

National property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) has promoted two surveyors in its Bristol office. Tom Dickson, a member of LSH’s South West building consultancy team, and Roxine Foster, who works in its office advisory team, have been made senior surveyors. In addition, industrial and logistics surveyor Chris Williams...

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Cancer treatment world leader calls in Fat Media to revamp its web strategy

January 11, 2018
Cancer treatment world leader calls in Fat Media to revamp its web strategy

Digital marketing agency Fat Media is working with one of the world leaders in cancer treatment to redevelop its online presence. The agency, which has an office in Bristol, has been appointed by The Christie NHS Foundation Trust to roll out the strategy, including extensive user testing and redevelopment...

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Two new arrivals at PR firm Empica as it plans further expansion

January 11, 2018
Two new arrivals at PR firm Empica as it plans further expansion

Long-established Bristol public relations agency Empica has expanded by taking on an experienced PR manager and a new PR assistant. The appointments are part of the company’s growth plans following its recent move to new, larger offices in Wraxall, North Somerset. Empica was founded in 1989 by former Bristol...

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Bristol boosts role as backdrop for hard-hitting TV drama as another city-filmed series is screened

January 10, 2018
Bristol boosts role as backdrop for hard-hitting TV drama as another city-filmed series is screened

Powerful new TV series Kiri starts on Channel 4 this evening after filming in Bristol last year – the latest in a run of hard-hitting dramas that are helping the city earn a reputation as high-calibre television production centre. Written by Bristol-born BAFTA-winner Jack Thorne (National Treasure) and starring...

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Trio of promotions prepare comms and engagement agency JBP for more growth

January 10, 2018
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Three senior staff members at Bristol’s longest-established national communications and engagement consultancy JBP have been promoted as it looks for new growth opportunities. James Hargrave has become policy & communications director, James Hinchcliffe strategic engagement director and Julie Williams operations director.   James Hargrave, pictured top, has been with JBP...

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New managing partner takes up reins at Bishop Fleming following management shake-up

January 10, 2018
New managing partner takes up reins at Bishop Fleming following management shake-up

Regional accountancy firm Bishop Fleming, which has its largest office in Bristol, has promoted Andrew Sandiford to managing partner, taking over from Matthew Lee, who held the post since 2001. Andrew, a partner in Bishop Fleming’s Bath office and head of its corporate and business services group, will now...

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